Showing 24 posts tagged ya

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for for more books like Looking for Alaska? Try these next…

In Bloom by Matthew Crow for humour and heartbreak

Blankets by Craig Thompson for a beautiful coming of age graphic novel

Gone Gone Gone by Hannah Moskowitz for a story of human connection

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson for tragedy in a quirky family

(for narcotic-kisses)

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

Like your YA quirky and dark? Try these next…

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer for a dark unpredictable anti-hero

The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde for quirky humour and fantasy

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld for steampunk action

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black for dark fantasy and scares

(for fluorine-indium-nitrogen)

Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan

Need a fix of fables after Percy Jackson? Try these next…

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke for fast-paced teen fantasy

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins a secret New York underworld

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull for a series of magic and myths

The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud an alternate London fantasy

(for magnus-stop)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Part 2)

Here’s our second post for The Book Thief, in case Part 1 wasn’t enough!

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink for the redemptive power of books

Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys for the horrors of life in concentration camps

The Book of Lost Things by John Connelly for a dark fairy tale

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith for overcoming the odds

(for @_juliannapasco, @JLeightofLate)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Part 1)

You love The Book Thief so much we’re doing two posts! Here’s the first:

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein for a moving wartime friendship

Stay Where You Are and Then Leave by John Boyne for a child trying to make sense of war

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon for a story where books hold the answer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer for hope against the odds

(for minivinnie, phantasticdanosaur, shadowofemirates)